Professor of Practice

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Work type: Non-Tenure Track Faculty Full Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Faculty (Academic/Research/Teaching)

Position Title: Professor of Practice - Mining Engineering
Job Description:

Colorado School of Mines invites applications for 5 to 10 new Professor of Practice positions in Mining Engineering. Desirable candidates are those who are excited to share in our mission to address the challenges of creating a new MS curriculum of the future for Mining Engineering.  These positions may be filled as full or part-time. 

Mines provides a unique environment to enjoy synergy through collaboration with excellent research across a wide range of engineering disciplines.
Responsibilities: Successful candidates will provide leadership for and content to the development of a new Professional Master's degree program at Mines. Highly qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, whether from academic or industry backgrounds.  
Minimum Qualifications:

The Department is seeking individuals with excellent experience and expertise in the mining industry.  Successful candidates will preferably hold a MS in Mining Engineering or a related discipline.  A PhD in Mining Engineering or a related discipline is a plus.

The candidate will have demonstrated success in their career as an engineer and manager in the Mining industry, particularly with demonstrated experience and national or international recognition in their discipline.  Candidates must possess superb interpersonal and communication skills and a collaborative style of contributing to an integrated project of curriculum development.  

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates whose interests indicate capacity for multidisciplinary collaboration. 

Mines is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and recognizes that diversity is crucial to its pursuit of excellence in education and research. Mines is committed to developing students, faculty, and staff that have differing perspectives, backgrounds, talents, and needs and to creating an environment that is diverse in ideas.  Mines will give special consideration to minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities who have experience with students from diverse backgrounds and who have a commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Department Description: Mining Engineering is committed to excellence in educational and research programs leading to B.S., MS and PhD degrees.  The Department includes 10 tenured/tenure-track faculty who will be collaborators in the curriculum development.
How to Apply:

Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, names and contact information for three professional references from whom letters may be subsequently requested, veteran status).  Applicants must submit 1) a letter of interest specifying their areas of expertise and experience and 2) a resume including a list of publications and a record of academic and industry achievements. Incomplete applications packages will not be accepted.

Questions about this position may be addressed to Dr. Priscilla P. Nelson, Department Head, Mining Engineering, 303-384-2606 or
Compensation: Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines' mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit:
Background Investigation Required: Yes

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